Author Information

Author Name:

Michael Caravana

Author School:

Denison University

 

Drill Specs

Drill Theme:

Ball Movement

Field Position:

Offense, Midfield, Defense

Drill Style:

Skills, Warm-Up

Time Needed:

10 min

Field Location:

Midfield

Skill Level:

Basic

 

Objective

To work on cutting towards the ball while improving on stick work and ball movement throughout the field.

Description of Drill-Execution

Start by putting down 4 cones each about 25 yards apart to create a box.  Within the 25 yard box have another 4 cones in a box 5 yards in. Players are lined up on each cone on the outside box. The drill starts with line 2 passing to line 1. The 1st player in line one will time his cut to the inside cone and receive a pass from the first player in line 2. The player with then catch turn to the outside while switching to the outside hand and pass the ball to the next cutter. The drill continues in a box.

Drill Diagram: 

Skills Practiced:

  1. Ball Movement
  2. Passing on the Move
  3. Cutting

Variations/Progression/Increased difficulty (As your players improve their skills incorporate the following…)

You can switch the direction the ball is moving to us both hands.

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